The fifth-graders call him Mr. Bobby or Officer Bobby. Some in the Laurens County schools even call him Uncle Bobby. The affection for Sheriff’s Deputy Bobby Brantley is real, and so is his impact on those children.
In the Digital Age, we are spending more of our day online and less time IRL (in real life). From shopping and dating to learning and teaching, our interactions online are having a greater influence on how we and others see ourselves, how we think, and how we see the world. Regrettably, there's no virtual justice system ensuring those who use the internet for good are rewarded and those who do otherwise face consequences. So, what’s a parent to do? Our friends at Savvy Cyber Kids have some tips to keep your family safe in an increasingly online world:
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Jimmy Allgood has been honored by the J.W. Fanning Institute for Leadership Development for an endowment gift that will fund leadership development efforts in rural communities throughout the state of Georgia.
As a young man in his 20s, Domonic Purviance found himself struggling with a pretty profound question: What does it mean to be a man?
Imagine the frustration and hopelessness when everyday experiences that should be safe and comfortable are not.
Hot Dog, Mickey Mouse, it’s your birthday! Since Mickey’s debut in Steamboat Willie in 1928, he has fascinated children and adults alike, bringing out the inner child in us all. While Mickey will always be near and dear to our hearts, most of us would agree that he is the only mouse we want visiting our home.
Life has taken some rocky turns for Barbara Ross — a bad marriage (two, actually), poor health, and bouts of depression over the years.
Halloween is a thrilling time of year for your children. Treats galore! Adorable costumes! Getting to dress up as a tiny version of their favorite character is a fun way for them to experience their world from a new perspective. As parents, we want them to enjoy the holiday while staying safe. So, here’s some tips to be certain your child is safe while enjoying their trick-or-treat experience this Halloween.
With the increased desire to cut down on energy costs and make homes more energy efficient, many homeowners are increasingly looking toward spray foam insulation. When it’s applied properly, it can provide many benefits including using less energy and keeping allergens and moisture out of your home. However, if applied poorly, it could trap moisture in your home as well as allow termite damage or the presence of live termites to go undetected.
We are proud to honor Junior Elkhatib with Cingo’s Circle & Shield Award for his tireless efforts raising money for those in need. Junior’s dedication to the safety and security of his community is truly inspiring.